BASF to increase prices for polyamide compounds in North America

Posted on January 20, 2017

WYANDOTTE, MI, January 20, 2017 – BASF will increase prices for Ultramid®, Capron® and Nypel® compounds by $0.07 per pound in North America for orders on or after January 30, 2017, or as contracts allow.


Ultramid, Capron and Nypel are registered trademarks of BASF SE.


About BASF


BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,500 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.4 billion in 2015. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information at


For more information contact:

Susan Jackson

BASF Construction

Tel: (734) 324-6546


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